talks about the 'requirements' of consciousness-raising groups in raising women's collective consciousness about their oppression. Interestingly, she acknowledges her own preference not to talk about her personal life, while suggesting it is beneficial to many others.
Do you think consciousness raising is a form of activism?
Why do you think someone might not want to join in a consciousness-raising group?
C-R is a way of making conversation. What ideas do you think came out of consciousness raising?
In what ways did and could consciousness raising lead to group activism?
Women in a circle, illustration by Annalou, from Women’s Therapy Centre annual report '81-'82 © Women's Therapy Centre